Definition of Averters

1. Noun. (plural of averter) ¹



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Definition of Averters

1. averter [n] - See also: averter

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Averters

aversive
aversive behaviour
aversive conditioning
aversive stimulus
aversive therapy
aversive training
aversively
aversiveness
aversivenesses
aversives
avert
avertable
averted
averter
averters (current term)
avertible
avertiments
avertin
averting
avertress
avertresses
averts
avg.

Literary usage of Averters

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1. The Anatomy of Melancholy: What it is with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptoms by Robert Burton (1883)
"... hemp-seed, nutmegs, willows, with their seeds, juice, decoctions, dis- you have used all good means and helps of alteratives, averters, diminutives, ..."

2. The Anatomy of Melancholy: What it Is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptomes by Robert Burton (1838)
"Diet, preparatives, purges, averters, cordials, correctors, as before : Cure of me- Phlebotomy, in this kind more necessary, and more frequent, ..."

3. The Anatomy of Melancholy: What it Is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptomes by Robert Burton (1821)
"Diet, preparatives, averters, cordials, purgers, as before, saving tin they must not be so vehement. Use of peny-royal, wormwood, centaury sod, ..."

4. The Anatomy of Melancholy: What it Is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptoms by Robert Burton (1859)
"averters and purgers must go together, as tending all to the same purpose, to divert this rebellious humour, and turn it another way. ..."

5. The Republic of Plato by Plato (1908)
"Nay, have we not the authority of Hesiod for affirming that when they are dead 469 ' They are holy angels upon the earth, authors of good, averters of evil, ..."

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